Lifelist

My fishing lifelist is displayed below in a sortable and searchable table. Click on the fish names to view pictures.

Key statistics (updated 11/10/2018):

  • 492 valid fish species caught on hook and line (hybrids and subspecies are not counted)
  • 9,942 total fish caught since I began keeping records in 1994 (at age 9)
  • 1,423 days of fishing (calendar days on which I fished)

Taxonomic OrderCommon NameScientific NameQuantityOrder
Added
Location
1Gray SmoothhoundMustelus californicus1441USA - CA
2Smooth DogfishMustelus canis1107USA - SC
3Blacktip SharkCarcharhinus limbatus3118USA - SC
4Sandbar SharkCarcharhinus plumbeus1115USA - SC
5Atlantic Sharpnose SharkRhizoprionodon terraenovae22119USA - SC
6BonnetheadSphyrna tiburo3164USA - SC
7Yellow StingrayUrobatis jamaicensis1203Belize
8Thorny StingrayUrotrygon rogersi1408Mexico
9Southern StingrayDasyatis americana599USA - SC
10Atlantic StingrayDasyatis sabina3116USA - SC
11Clearnose SkateRaja eglanteria1470USA - NC
12Lake SturgeonAcipenser fulvescens1548USA - MN
13Shovelnose SturgeonScaphirhynchus platorynchus776USA - WI
14Spotted GarLepisosteus oculatus151USA - LA
15Longnose GarLepisosteus osseus960USA - MN
16Shortnose GarLepisosteus platostomus8251USA - IL
17Florida GarLepisosteus platyrhincus3151USA - FL
18BowfinAmia calva5618USA - MN
19MooneyeHiodon tergisus7815USA - MN
20LadyfishElops saurus1147USA - FL
21BonefishAlbula vulpes3211Belize
22American EelAnguilla rostrata3117USA - SC
23California MorayGymnothorax mordax1243USA - CA
24Spotted MorayGymnothorax moringa1384USA - FL
25Jewel MorayMuraena lentiginosa1420Mexico
26Shrimp EelOphichthus gomesii1124USA - SC
27Blueback HerringAlosa aestivalis1152USA - SC
28American ShadAlosa sapidissima7110USA - SC
29BleakAlburnus alburnus1292Romania
30Silver BreamBlicca bjoerkna1294Romania
31Central StonerollerCampostoma anomalum3252USA - IL
32Largescale StonerollerCampostoma oligolepis5349USA - AL
33Highland StonerollerCampostoma spadiceum2276USA - AR
34Southern Redbelly DaceChrosomus erythrogaster6269USA - MO
35Northern Redbelly DaceChrosomus eos6249USA - MI
36Finescale DaceChrosomus neogaeus6223USA - MI
37Mountain Redbelly DaceChrosomus oreas5449USA - NC
38Rosyside DaceClinostomus funduloides9121USA - SC
39Hiwassee DaceClinostomus cf. funduloides2459USA - GA
40Lake ChubCouesius plumbeus2447Canada
41Grass CarpCtenopharyngodon idella4111USA - SC
42Satinfin ShinerCyprinella analostana7167USA - SC
43Blue Shiner*Cyprinella caerulea2462USA - TN
44Alabama ShinerCyprinella callistia12352USA - AL
45Greenfin ShinerCyprinella chloristia1893USA - SC
46Whitetail ShinerCyprinella galactura10280USA - AR
47Bannerfin ShinerCyprinella leedsi4154USA - SC
48Red ShinerCyprinella lutrensis1253USA - IL
49Whitefin ShinerCyprinella nivea7990USA - SC
50Fieryblack ShinerCyprinella pyrrhomelas1163USA - SC
51Spotfin ShinerCyprinella spiloptera1982USA - MN
52Tricolor ShinerCyprinella trichroistia5457USA - GA
53Steelcolor ShinerCyprinella whipplei1390USA - OH
54Santee ChubCyprinella zanema1125USA - SC
55Common CarpCyprinus carpio5517USA - MN
56Gravel ChubErimystax x-punctatus1287USA - OK
57Streamline ChubErimystax dissimilis6353USA - AL
58Tonguetied MinnowExoglossum laurae1452USA - NC
59Bigeye ChubHybopsis amblops4168USA - TN
60Highback ChubHybopsis hypsinotus2454USA - NC
61White ShinerLuxilus albeolus1473USA - NC
62Cardinal ShinerLuxilus cardinalis2286USA - OK
63Striped ShinerLuxilus chrysocephalus5169USA - TN
64Warpaint ShinerLuxilus coccogenis6159USA - SC
65Common ShinerLuxilus cornutus10730USA - MN
66Duskystripe ShinerLuxilus pilsbryi17272USA - AR
67Bleeding ShinerLuxilus zonatus9267USA - MO
68Scarlet ShinerLythrurus fasciolaris1392USA - OH
69Redfin ShinerLythrurus umbratilis1278USA - AR
70Silver ChubMacrhybopsis storeriana721USA - MN
71Northern Pearl DaceMargariscus nachtriebi1298USA - MI
72Hornyhead ChubNocomis biguttatus15219USA - MI
73Bluehead ChubNocomis leptocephalus40122USA - SC
74River ChubNocomis micropogon25222USA - MI
75Bigmouth ChubNocomis platyrhynchus5450USA - NC
76Bull ChubNocomis raneyi12472USA - NC
77Golden ShinerNotemigonus crysoleucas1832USA - MN
78Emerald ShinerNotropis atherinoides1979USA - MN
79Bigeye ShinerNotropis boops13275USA - AR
80Redlip ShinerNotropis chiliticus4453USA - NC
81Greenhead ShinerNotropis chlorocephalus9123USA - SC
82Rainbow ShinerNotropis chrosomus5460USA - TN
83Wedgespot ShinerNotropis greenei2288USA - OK
84Spottail ShinerNotropis hudsonius2691USA - SC
85Tennessee ShinerNotropis leuciodus5355USA - AL
86Yellowfin ShinerNotropis lutipinnis22158USA - SC
87Highland ShinerNotropis micropteryx2395USA - VA
88Ozark MinnowNotropis nubilus2273USA - AR
89Carmine ShinerNotropis percobromus2274USA - AR
90Coastal ShinerNotropis petersoni2894USA - SC
91Swallowtail ShinerNotropis procne1475USA - NC
92Rosyface ShinerNotropis rubellus2391USA - OH
93Kanawha Rosyface ShinerNotropis cf. rubellus4448USA - NC
94New River ShinerNotropis scabriceps4451USA - NC
95Sandbar ShinerNotropis scepticus2592USA - SC
96Silverstripe ShinerNotropis stilbius1455USA - GA
97Sand ShinerNotropis stramineus2580USA - WI
98Telescope ShinerNotropis telescopus2356USA - AL
99Mimic ShinerNotropis volucellus378USA - MN
100Coosa ShinerNotropis xaenocephalus7456USA - GA
101Sawfin ShinerNotropis species8394USA - VA
102Bluntnose MinnowPimephales notatus3577USA - MN
103Lowland ShinerPteronotropis stonei2465USA - SC
104Blacknose DaceRhinichthys atratulus3062USA - MN
105RoachRutilus rutilus4293Romania
106RuddScardinius erythropthalmus3296Romania
107Creek ChubSemotilus atromaculatus20823USA - MN
108European ChubSqualius cephalus1295Romania
109QuillbackCarpiodes cyprinus129USA - MN
110Longnose SuckerCatostomus catostomus157USA - MN
111White SuckerCatostomus commersoni728USA - MN
112Alabama Hog SuckerHypentelium etowanum1464USA - TN
113Northern Hog SuckerHypentelium nigricans1120USA - MN
114Smallmouth BuffaloIctiobus bubalus355USA - MN
115Silver RedhorseMoxostoma anisurum7213USA - MN
116River RedhorseMoxostoma carinatum537USA - WI
117Notchlip RedhorseMoxostoma collapsum198USA - SC
118Golden RedhorseMoxostoma erythrurum5834USA - MN
119Shorthead RedhorseMoxostoma macrolepidotum9812USA - MN
120Brassy JumprockMoxostoma species296USA - SC
121Greater RedhorseMoxostoma valenciennesi336USA - WI
122Yellowtail Freshwater BarracudaAcestrorhynchus falcirostris1322Peru
123Banded AstyanaxAstyanax aeneus28182Belize
124Twospot AstyanaxAstyanax bimaculatus1341Peru
125Red-tailed BryconBrycon cephalus2312Peru
126Black-finned BryconBrycon melanopterus6309Peru
127Tucan FishChalceus erythrurus2306Peru
128Hauxwell TetraCtenobrycon hauxwellianus3337Peru
129False Black TetraGymnocorymbus thayeri1343Peru
130Golden-silver TetraMoenkhausia chrysargyrea3340Peru
131Colletti TetraMoenkhausia collettii1348Peru
132Bandtail TetraMoenkhausia dichroura1345Peru
133Megalops TetraMoenkhausia megalops1319Peru
134Glass TetraMoenkhausia oligolepis1347Peru
135Myer's Scale-eating CharacinRoeboides myersii1346Peru
136PalometaStethaprion erythrops2318Peru
137MojarritaTetragonopterus argenteus8320Peru
138Red TrahiraErythrinus erythrinus1339Peru
139Golden TrahiraHoplerythrinus unitaeniatus1342Peru
140TrahiraHoplias malabaricus5308Peru
141Red PiranhaPygocentrus nattereri3313Peru
142Compressus PiranhaSerrasalmus compressus1326Peru
143Redeye PiranhaSerrasalmus rhombeus2301Peru
144Sharp-snouted PiranhaSerrasalmus sanchezi1327Peru
145Highback PiranhaSerrasalmus serrulatus1314Peru
146White SardinaTriportheus albus1304Peru
147Angled SardinaTriportheus angulatus1328Peru
148MandubaAgeneiosus atronasus2329Peru
149BoconAgeneiosus inermis1316Peru
150Walking CatfishClarias batrachus2374USA - FL
151Hardhead CatfishAriopsis felis9144USA - FL
152Tete Sea CatfishAriopsis seemanni3402Mexico
153Gafftopsail CatfishBagre marinus1385USA - FL
154Blue Whale CatfishCetopsis coecutiens8305Peru
155White Thorny CatfishCentrodoras brachiatus2330Peru
156Granulated CatfishPterodoras granulosus2315Peru
157Horsehead PimelodidGoeldiella eques1307Peru
158Crested PimelodellaPimelodella cristata1303Peru
159Pale CatfishRhamdia guatemalensis8184Belize
160Snail BullheadAmeiurus brunneus2397USA - SC
161White CatfishAmeiurus catus387USA - SC
162Black BullheadAmeiurus melas3716USA - MN
163Yellow BullheadAmeiurus natalis1919USA - MN
164Brown BullheadAmeiurus nebulosus459USA - MN
165Flat BullheadAmeiurus platycephalus10109USA - SC
166Blue CatfishIctalurus furcatus4112USA - SC
167Channel CatfishIctalurus punctatus2096USA - MN
168StonecatNoturus flavus658USA - MN
169Flathead CatfishPylodictis olivaris1725USA - MN
170Mekong Giant CatfishPangasianodon gigas1138Thailand
171Iridescent SharkPangasius hypophthalmus539Thailand
172Zebra CatfishBrachyplatystoma juruense1333Peru
173PiramutabaBrachyplatystoma vaillantii1332Peru
174ZamuritoCalophysus macropterus2334Peru
175Peruvian Whiskered CatfishDuopalatinus peruanus2335Peru
176Porthole Shovelnose CatfishHemisorubim platyrhynchos1331Peru
177Leopard CatfishLeiarius marmoratus1325Peru
178Redtail CatfishPhractocephalus hemioliopterus4324Peru
179Bloch's CatfishPimelodus blochii6302Peru
180Duckbill CatfishSorubim lima5317Peru
181Rainbow SmeltOsmerus mordax1217USA - MI
182Lake WhitefishCoregonus clupeaformis875USA - MN
183Cutthroat TroutOncorhynchus clarkii2389USA - MT
184Pink SalmonOncorhynchus gorbuscha4256USA - MI
185Coho SalmonOncorhynchus kisutch3228USA - MI
186Rainbow TroutOncorhynchus mykiss6833USA - MN
187Chinook SalmonOncorhynchus tshawytscha2226USA - MI
188Round WhitefishProsopium cylindraceum2227USA - MI
189Brown TroutSalmo trutta34228USA - MN
190Brook TroutSalvelinus fontinalis6831USA - MN
191Lake TroutSalvelinus namaycush5216USA - MI
192Redfin PickerelEsox americanus2153USA - SC
193Northern PikeEsox lucius20414USA - MN
194Chain PickerelEsox niger10108USA - SC
195Central MudminnowUmbra limi3476USA - MI
196California LizardfishSynodus lucioceps17246USA - CA
197BurbotLota lota754USA - MN
198Gulf ToadfishOpsanus beta1148USA - FL
199Oyster ToadfishOpsanus tau10102USA - SC
200Shortnose BatfishOgcocephalus nasutus2207Belize
201Thick-lipped Grey MulletChelon labrosus4486Azores
202Striped MulletMugil cephalus4120USA - SC
203Longfin SilversideAtherinella eriarcha1429Mexico
204Belize SilversideAtherinella species3187Belize
205Inland SilversideMenidia beryllina2367USA - FL
206BallyhooHemiramphus brasiliensis1371USA - FL
207Flat NeedlefishAblennes hians1360USA - FL
208Keeltail NeedlefishPlatybone argalus4257Puerto Rico
209Atlantic NeedlefishStrongylura marina1379USA - FL
210Redfin NeedlefishStrongylura notata9172Belize
211HoundfishTylosaurus crocodilus474Mexico
212Northern StudfishFundulus catenatus2270USA - MO
213Golden TopminnowFundulus chrysotus2161USA - SC
214Banded KillifishFundulus diaphanus10250USA - MI
215Starhead TopminnowFundulus dispar1255USA - WI
216MummichogFundulus heteroclitus23128USA - SC
217Lined TopminnowFundulus lineolatus22113USA - SC
218Striped KillifishFundulus majalis1468USA - NC
219Blackstripe TopminnowFundulus notatus5171USA - TN
220Blackspotted TopminnowFundulus olivaceus752USA - LA
221Speckled KillifishFundulus rathbuni5474USA - NC
222Seminole KillifishFundulus seminolis3370USA - FL
223Longnose KillifishFundulus similis1137USA - FL
224Southern StudfishFundulus stellifer1458USA - GA
225Sheepshead MinnowCyprinodon variegatus5145USA - FL
226Pike KillifishBelonesox belizanus1191Belize
227Western MosquitofishGambusia affinis1170USA - TN
228Eastern MosquitofishGambusia holbrooki41383USA - SC
229Mangrove GambusiaGambusia rhizophorae2368USA - FL
230Spottail KillifishHeterandria bimaculata7185Belize
231SquirrelfishHolocentrus adscensionis10258Puerto Rico
232Longspine SquirrelfishHolocentrus rufus4201Belize
233Tinsel SquirrelfishSargocentron suborbitalis768Mexico
234Brook SticklebackCulaea inconstans5229USA - MI
235Threespine SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus1300USA - MI
236Obscure Swamp EelOphisternon aenigmaticum1188Belize
237California ScorpionfishScorpaena guttata8234USA - CA
238Madeira RockfishScorpaena maderensis1479Azores
239Kelp RockfishSebastes atrovirens1444USA - CA
240Gopher RockfishSebastes carnatus1443USA - CA
241Greenspotted RockfishSebastes chloristictus1442USA - CA
242Calico RockfishSebastes dallii1437USA - CA
243Greenstriped RockfishSebastes elongatus1439USA - CA
244Squarespot RockfishSebastes hopkinski1435USA - CA
245Vermilion RockfishSebastes miniatus7434USA - CA
246Halfbanded RockfishSebastes semicinctus2438USA - CA
247Olive RockfishSebastes serranoides2446USA - CA
248TreefishSebastes serriceps1241USA - CA
249Honeycomb RockfishSebastes umbrosus1440USA - CA
250Bighead SearobinPrionotus tribulus2114USA - SC
251Woolly SculpinClinocottus analis1242USA - CA
252Mottled SculpinCottus bairdi556USA - MN
253Banded SculpinCottus carolinae2271USA - MO
254Knobfin SculpinCottus immaculatus3268USA - MO
255White SnookCentropomus viridis1404Mexico
256White PerchMorone americana1686USA - SC
257White BassMorone chrysops20811USA - MN
258Yellow BassMorone mississippiensis8266USA - IL
259Striped BassMorone saxatilis1285USA - SC
260Pacific Mutton HamletAlphestes immaculatus2411Mexico
261Rivulated Mutton HamletAlphestes multiguttatus3418Mexico
262GraysbyCephalolophis cruentata4195Belize
263Panama GraysbyCephalopholis panamensis2399Mexico
264Red HindEpinephelus guttatus2199Belize
265Flag CabrillaEpinephelus labriformis5416Mexico
266Dusky GrouperEpinephelus marginatus2488Azores
267GagMycteroperca microlepis1142USA - FL
268Pacific CreolefishParanthias colonus2409Mexico
269Rock Sea BassCentropristis philadelphica3155USA - SC
270Black Sea BassCentropristis striata2156USA - SC
271Sand PerchDiplectrum formosum4130USA - FL
272Black HamletHypoplectrus nigricans1209Belize
273Kelp BassParalabrax clathratus81230USA - CA
274Spotted Sand BassParalabrax maculatofasciatus2248USA - CA
275Barred Sand BassParalabrax nebulifer4244USA - CA
276Blacktail ComberSerranus atricauda8478Azores
277Shadow BassAmbloplites ariommus2291USA - MO
278Ozark BassAmbloplites constellatus2281USA - AR
279Rock BassAmbloplites rupestris38724USA - MN
280FlierCentrarchus macropterus1471USA - NC
281Banded SunfishEnneacanthus obesus8467USA - NC
282Redbreast SunfishLepomis auritus32484USA - SC
283Green SunfishLepomis cyanellus19722USA - MN
284PumpkinseedLepomis gibbosus1913USA - MN
285WarmouthLepomis gulosus850USA - LA
286Orangespotted SunfishLepomis humilis381USA - MN
287BluegillLepomis macrochirus17751USA - MN
288Dollar SunfishLepomis marginatus2488USA - SC
289Longear SunfishLepomis megalotis6549USA - LA
290Redear SunfishLepomis microlophus2389USA - SC
291Redspotted SunfishLepomis miniatus3290USA - MO
292Northern SunfishLepomis peltastes12254USA - WI
293Spotted SunfishLepomis punctatus2495USA - SC
294Redeye BassMicropterus coosae1461USA - TN
295Bartram's BassMicropterus cf. coosae3160USA - SC
296Smallmouth BassMicropterus dolomieu2425USA - MN
297Alabama BassMicropterus henshalli1463USA - TN
298Largemouth BassMicropterus salmoides34210USA - MN
299White CrappiePomoxis annularis2027USA - MN
300Black CrappiePomoxis nigromaculatus19726USA - MN
301Redspot DarterEtheostoma artesiae6277USA - AR
302Warrior DarterEtheostoma bellator1351USA - AL
303Greenside DarterEtheostoma blennioides3283USA - AR
304Brook DarterEtheostoma burri1289USA - MO
305Rainbow DarterEtheostoma caeruleum37225USA - MI
306Iowa DarterEtheostoma exile1299USA - MI
307Fantail DarterEtheostoma flabellare3221USA - MI
308Turquoise DarterEtheostoma inscriptum1466USA - SC
309Bluespar DarterEtheostoma meadiae1396USA - VA
310Sunburst DarterEtheostoma mihileze1285USA - OK
311Johnny DarterEtheostoma nigrum4224USA - MI
312Orangebelly DarterEtheostoma radiosum2279USA - AR
313Ozark DarterEtheostoma species2282USA - AR
314Orangethroat DarterEtheostoma spectabile4284USA - OK
315Tennessee DarterEtheostoma tennesseense2354USA - AL
316RuffeGymnocephalus cernua7035USA - MN
317Yellow PerchPerca flavescens2572USA - MN
318European PerchPerca fluviatilis2297Romania
319Tangerine DarterPercina aurantiaca1393USA - VA
320LogperchPercina caprodes861USA - MN
321Blackside DarterPercina maculata5220USA - MI
322Blackbanded DarterPercina nigrofasciata2350USA - AL
323Westfalls DarterPercina westfalli4129USA - SC
324SaugerSander canadensis577USA - MN
325WalleyeSander vitreus899USA - MN
326CardinalfishApogon imberbis3490Azores
327GobblegutsOstorhinchus rueppellii1345Australia
328Western School WhitingSillago vittata746Australia
329Ocean WhitefishCaulolatilus princeps20239USA - CA
330Sand TilefishMalacanthus plumieri1198Belize
331BluefishPomatomus saltatrix3104USA - SC
332Yellowtail ScadAtule mate147Australia
333Yellow JackCarangoides bartholomaei1381USA - FL
334Green JackCaranx caballus265Mexico
335Pacific Crevalle JackCaranx caninus4397Mexico
336Blue RunnerCaranx crysos6259Puerto Rico
337Crevalle JackCaranx hippos1136USA - FL
338Horse-eye JackCaranx latus6180Belize
339Threadfin JackCaranx otrynter6415Mexico
340Bar JackCaranx ruber6178Belize
341Bigeye TrevallyCaranx sexfasciatus1424Mexico
342LeatherjackOligoplites saurus3386USA - FL
343Dinjerra TrevallyPseudocaranx dinjerra343Australia
344Bigeye ScadSelar crumenophthalmus1260Puerto Rico
345PermitTrachinotus falcatus1214Belize
346Derbio PompanoTrachinotus ovatus1484Azores
347SharksuckerEcheneis naucrates2194Belize
348Barred PargoHoplopagrus guentherii1423Mexico
349SchoolmasterLutjanus apodus18175Belize
350Amarillo SnapperLutjanus argentiventris6400Mexico
351Colorado SnapperLutjanus colorado1414Mexico
352Gray SnapperLutjanus griseus15146USA - FL
353Spotted Rose SnapperLutjanus guttatus3406Mexico
354Mahogany SnapperLutjanus mahogoni1263Puerto Rico
355Lane SnapperLutjanus synagris29143USA - FL
356Yellowtail SnapperOcyurus chrysurus24176Belize
357Spotfin MojarraEucinostomus argenteus5376USA - FL
358Pacific Flagfin MojarraEucinostomus currani2422Mexico
359Silver JennyEucinostomus gula1364USA - FL
360Slender MojarraEucinostomus jonesii5173Belize
361Flagfin MojarraEucinostomus melanopterus1213Belize
362Yellowfin MojarraGerres cinereus8196Belize
363Pacific Yellowfin MojarraGerres simillimus2427Mexico
364Silvergray GruntAnisotremus caesius4419Mexico
365Burrito GruntAnisotremus interruptus1425Mexico
366PorkfishAnisotremus virginicus21358USA - FL
367Blackbarred GruntGenyatremus dovii1432Mexico
368TomtateHaemulon aurolineatum35174Belize
369Caesar GruntHaemulon carbonarium5264Puerto Rico
370Smallmouth GruntHaemulon chrysargyreum1363USA - FL
371Cortez GruntHaemulon flaviguttatum2412Mexico
372French GruntHaemulon flavolineatum66133USA - FL
373Sailors ChoiceHaemulon parra14215Mexico
374White GruntHaemulon plumierii85132USA - FL
375Bluestriped GruntHaemulon sciurus21131USA - FL
376Mojarra GruntHaemulon scudderi4417Mexico
377Humpback GruntOrthopristis chalceus1405Mexico
378PigfishOrthopristis chrysoptera3101USA - SC
379Grass PorgyCalamus arctifrons3138USA - FL
380Sheepshead PorgyCalamus penna1139USA - FL
381Littlehead PorgyCalamus proridens2140USA - FL
382White SeabreamDiplodus sargus5483Azores
383Common Two-Banded SeabreamDiplodus vulgaris2481Azores
384PinfishLagodon rhomboides102100USA - SC
385Red PorgyPagrus pagrus1489Azores
386Striped WhiptailPentapodus vitta144Australia
387Freshwater DrumAplodinotus grunniens4624USA - MN
388Silver PerchBairdiella chrysoura5126USA - SC
389Spotted SeatroutCynoscion nebulosus2165USA - SC
390WeakfishCynoscion regalis4105USA - SC
391SpotLeiostomus xanthurus9127USA - SC
392Southern KingfishMenticirrhus americanus49106USA - SC
393Atlantic CroakerMicropogonias undulatus21103USA - SC
394Yelloweye CroakerOdontoscion xanthops1433Mexico
395Red DrumSciaenops ocellatus1053USA - LA
396Star DrumStellifer lanceolatus21157USA - SC
397Surf CroakerUmbrina xanti1407Mexico
398Mexican GoatfishMulloidichthys dentatus1413Mexico
399OpaleyeGirella nigricans4236USA - CA
400Yellow ChubKyphosus incisor2205Belize
401Bermuda ChubKyphosus sectator7177Belize
402HalfmoonMedialuna californiensis2238USA - CA
403West Australian DhufishGlaucosoma hebraicum141Australia
404Gray AngelfishPomacanthus arcuatus2382USA - FL
405Giant HawkfishCirrhitus rivulatus371Mexico
406Saddle CichlidAequidens tetramerus3321Peru
407Blue-eye CichlidArchocentrus spilurus1186Belize
408OscarAstronotus ocellatus6336Peru
409Monoculus Peacock BassCichla monoculus2310Peru
410Amazon CichlidCichlasoma amazonarum2338Peru
411Mayan CichlidCichlasoma urophthalmus9150USA - FL
412African Jewel CichlidHemichromis bimaculatus4369USA - FL
413Blue TilapiaOreochromis aureus3377USA - FL
414Johanna Pike CichlidCrenicichla johanna1311Peru
415Lucius Pike CichlidCrenicichla lucius2344Peru
416Wonderful Flag CichlidMesonauta mirificus2323Peru
417Yellowbelly CichlidParachromis salvini2190Guatemala
418Redhead CichlidParaneetroplus melanurus2189Guatemala
419Peten CichlidTheraps intermedius18183Belize
420Spotted TilapiaTilapia mariae6149USA - FL
421Kelp PerchBrachyistius frenatus1235USA - CA
422Mexican Night SergeantAbudefduf declivifrons964Mexico
423Sergeant MajorAbudefduf saxatilis36179Belize
424Panamic Sergeant MajorAbudefduf troschelii263Mexico
425Azores ChromisChromis limbata1487Azores
426BlacksmithChromis punctipinnis1240USA - CA
427GaribaldiHypsypops rubicundus3232USA - CA
428Bumphead DamselfishMicrospathodon bairdii2428Mexico
429Giant DamselfishMicrospathodon dorsalis1430Mexico
430Acapulco DamselfishStegastes acapulcoensis273Mexico
431Dusky DamselfishStegastes adustus5372USA - FL
432Longfin DamselfishStegastes diencaeus3362USA - FL
433BeaubrummelStegastes flavilatus1172Mexico
434BeaugregoryStegastes leucostictus7192Belize
435Cocoa DamselfishStegastes variabilis1388USA - FL
436Slippery DickHalichoeres bivittatus68134USA - FL
437Chameleon WrasseHalichoeres dispilus2401Mexico
438Yellowhead WrasseHalichoeres garnoti2204Belize
439Spinster WrasseHalichoeres nicholsi270Mexico
440Banded WrasseHalichoeres notospilus1066Mexico
441Blackear WrasseHalichoeres poeyi4261Puerto Rico
442PuddingwifeHalichoeres radiatus8135USA - FL
443Rock WrasseHalichoeres semicinctus5231USA - CA
444Ballan WrasseLabrus bergylta2482Azores
445SenoritaOxyjulis californica6233USA - CA
446Midnight ParrotfishScarus coelestinus1383USA - FL
447Blue ParrotfishScarus coeruleus1378USA - FL
448California SheepheadSemicossyphus pulcher2237USA - CA
449Redtail ParrotfishSparisoma chrysopterum8200Belize
450Redband ParrotfishSparisoma aurofrenatum1361USA - FL
451Stoplight ParrotfishSparisoma viride2262Puerto Rico
452BlueheadThalassoma bifasciatum2202Belize
453Cortez Rainbow WrasseThalassoma lucasanum269Mexico
454Ornate WrasseThalassoma pavo2477Azores
455Lesser WeeverEchiichthys vipera4491Azores
456Downy BlennyGobioclinus kalisherae2365USA - FL
457Rock GobyGobius paganellus1492Azores
458Largemouth BlennyLabrisomus xanti667Mexico
459Hairy BlennyLabrisomus nuchipinnis1265Puerto Rico
460Rockpool BlennyParablennius parvicornis5485Azores
461Pacific FrillfinBathygobius ramosus2426Mexico
462Frillfin GobyBathygobius soporator3193Belize
463Crested GobyLophogobius cyprinoides3375USA - FL
464Round GobyNeogobius melanostomus19218USA - MI
465Atlantic SpadefishChaetodipterus faber2469USA - NC
466Pacific SpadefishChaetodipterus zonatus1421Mexico
467DoctorfishAcanthurus chirurgus13181Belize
468Ocean SurgeonfishAcanthurus bahianus1366USA - FL
469Great BarracudaSphyraena barracuda1208Belize
470Atlantic CutlassfishTrichiurus lepturus2162USA - SC
471Pacific Chub MackerelScomber japonicus8247USA - CA
472Pacific SanddabCitharichthys sordidus2445USA - CA
473Longfin SanddabCitharichthys xanthostigma2436USA - CA
474California HalibutParalichthys californicus2245USA - CA
475Gray TriggerfishBalistes capriscus1380USA - FL
476Finescale TriggerfishBalistes polylepis11398Mexico
477Queen TriggerfishBalistes vetula1197Belize
478Orangeside TriggerfishSufflamen verres3403Mexico
479Unicorn FilefishAluterus monoceros1212Belize
480Scrawled FilefishAluterus scriptus3210Belize
481Planehead FilefishStephanolepis hispidus2373USA - FL
482Scrawled CowfishAcanthostracion quadricornis2359USA - FL
483Smooth TrunkfishLactophrys triqueter1387USA - FL
484Silver PufferLagocephalus sceleratus140Australia
485Longnose PufferSphoeroides lobatus1431Mexico
486Northern PufferSphoeroides maculatus1166USA - SC
487Guinean PufferSphoeroides marmoratus2480Azores
488Southern PufferSphoeroides nephelus2141USA - FL
489Bandtail PufferSphoeroides spengleri34357USA - FL
490Checkered PufferSphoeroides testudineus1206Belize
491Weeping ToadoTorquigener pleurogramma3342Australia
492BalloonfishDiodon holocanthus1410Mexico

*Fish caught unintentionally and released alive immediately, no photo.

Additional statistics (updated 11/10/2018):

Fish caught on 5 continents – in 10 countries and 20 US states:

  • 309 species added in the United States
    • South Carolina: 66 new species
    • Florida: 54 new species
    • Minnesota: 50 new species
    • California: 32 new species
    • Michigan: 21 new species
    • North Carolina: 16 new species
    • Arkansas: 12 new species
    • Tennessee: 9 new species
    • Alabama: 8 new species
    • Missouri: 8 new species
    • Wisconsin: 6 new species
    • Georgia: 5 new species
    • Louisiana: 5 new species
    • Oklahoma: 5 new species
    • Illinois: 4 new species
    • Virginia: 4 new species
    • Ohio: 3 new species
    • Montana: 1 new species
    • Kentucky: 0 new species (caught fish, but only repeats of species I already had)
    • Wyoming: 0 new species (caught fish, but only repeats of species I already had)
  • 50 species added in Mexico
  • 48 species added in Peru
  • 41 species added in Belize
  • 16 species added in Portugal (Azores)
  • 9 species added in Puerto Rico
  • 8 species added in Australia
  • 6 species added in Romania
  • 2 species added in Guatemala
  • 2 species added in Thailand
  • 1 species added in Canada

271 total freshwater species

221 total saltwater species